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Climbing and Kayak Instructors

KAYAK INSTRUCTORS NEEDED for 2015-16 year:

Hours: Shifts are on Tuesday evenings, from 7:00-9:00 PM.

Duties:

-       Teach people the basics about a kayak and its equipment.
-       Teach people how to roll a kayak.
-       Work cooperatively with one other kayak instructor and up to 6 people per class.

Qualifications:

  • Must have previous whitewater kayaking experience
  • Previous instructional experience preferred.
  • Ability to talk in front of a group of people.
  • Must be safety-minded
  • Enthusiasm for kayaking
  • If you have Work Study, that is a plus!!

 

CLIMBING INSTRUCTORS NEEDED for 2015-16 year:

Hours:

-  Shifts are Monday – Thursday from 4:00 – 8:00 pm, and Friday from 4-6 pm.
-  Shifts are usually 2 hours each.

Duties: Teach people how to climb when requested, belay for people, set-up and take down the climbing wall equipment.

Qualifications:

  • Must have previous climbing experience.
  • Previous instructional experience preferred.
  • Ability to talk in front of a group of people.
  • Must be safety-minded
  • Enthusiasm for climbing
  • Must be an “approved climber” for the Vanderbilt Wall.  This requires a written and a practical test.
  • Work study students are preferred.

KAYAK and CLIMBING INSTRUCTORS:

Benefits:

  • Meet other people who are interested in outdoor activities
  • Earn $7.25/ hour
  • Earn certain “outdoor recreation privileges”
  • Work in the Recreation & Wellness Center

 

TO APPLY:

- Download Climbing Wall Staff App.15.16 or Kayak.ClimbJobApp.15.16& Print and bring the application to Sean Wilkinson in the Recreation & Wellness Center

-  or e-mail to Sean at outdoorrec@vanderbilt.edu by 6:00 pm on Friday, August 14.

-  Call Sean at 615-936-8527 for more information.